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Exclusive: universal credit linked to suicide risk, says study

Research for Gateshead council finds system increases depression and anxiety Universal credit has become a serious threat to public health, doctors have said, after a study revealed that the stress of coping with the new benefits system had so profoundly affected claimants’ mental health that some considered suicide. Public health researchers found overwhelmingly negative experiences among vulnerable claimants, including high levels of anxiety and depression, as well as physical problems and…

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Homeless family in Cornwall rehoused 13 times in 18 weeks

A family of six has been moved by their local authority 13 times since becoming homeless four months ago. Dean and Amy Coombes were evicted from their house in St Austell, Cornwall, on 29 June, along with their four children aged under eight. Since then they have been placed in caravans on campsites, holiday cottages, a hotel and a room above a pub, in different parts of the county. ... BBC News

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UK shares slip amid Brexit political turmoil

The UK stock market has gone into reverse amid the political fall-out from Theresa May's Brexit plan. The FTSE 100 share index has fallen 0.7% to 6,987.88, with shares in UK-focused stocks such as banks and housebuilders continuing to slide. However, the pound - which suffered its biggest fall for two years on Thursday - has stabilised. Sterling was up 0.8% against the dollar at $1.2873, while it gained 0.2% against the euro to €1.1297. ... BBC News

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Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

Japan Airlines will introduce a new breathalyser system at airports abroad after one of its pilots was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa was arrested last month after a test showed he was nine times over the legal alcohol limit. Reports in Japan say Mr Jitsukawa also cheated on an airline breathalyser test before his arrest. The new measures also come after a series of Japan Airlines flights were delayed due to intoxicated pilots. Japanese law does not set…

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In some part of life, you can meet with some unfamiliar financial circumstances such as medical urgency, a sudden car break down or a huge debt pending to be paid. In these conditions, you need financial help from effective sources, but cannot wait until your next payday due to the need of urgent funds. Thus, what would be the source to get instant money?

Loans are indeed the effective source of money, but there are some factors that can bring loan benefits for you. The credit score…

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Instant with Guaranteed Payday Loans in the UK

There is no denying that the financial emergencies need an immediate response. If you are dealing with the adverse financial situation and can’t wait for your next pay check, guaranteed payday loans uk are exactly what you need to get control over the current circumstances. The loans are easy to apply for and can be accessed without any hassle related to paperwork formalities. As the loans are provided for the short term…

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Some tips to stop Alcohol Habit

It is very difficult for someone to stop taking Alcohol if he/she is in this habit of taking it regularly. But here are some tips to avoid Alcohol and get rid of it.

1. Keep the alcohol away from your home and work place. If it is away from you when you need it, it will help you to get rid of it. Instead of …

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CAUSES OF DRUG ADDICTION

Drug Addiction is a disease that affects a person’s brain and behavior. Substances such as alcohol, marijuana and nicotine are considered drugs. When a person gets addicted, he may continue using drugs despite of their harm. There is no specific causes of drug addiction, but genetics, psychological and environmental factors are considered to…

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NHS ‘could be short of 350,000 staff by 2030’

Thinktanks say crisis in health service will mean some of its £20.5bn boost never gets spent

The staffing crisis in the NHS is deepening so fast that the service could be short of 350,000 key personnel by 2030, health experts have…

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High caseloads risk driving away social workers

Research reveals social workers rate their working conditions worse than nine in 10 employees in other fields

When asked about their job, most people tend to highlight the negatives – workload, pressure, overbearing management … Only later…

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Brexit: May under pressure over deal

After a day of Cabinet resignations, and mounting speculation that the Prime Minister could be forced out, no one really knows what might happen next.